Oversight Hearing Testimony

Today, President David Hoagland testified before the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety about the challenges and priorities facing the members of the DC Firefighters Association Local 36. Staffing, training, and resources are paramount as we strive to protect our community. President Hoagland emphasized the urgent need for sustainable solutions to address violence against responders, staffing shortages, and training deficiencies. Here's a short video clip where President Hoagland discusses the critical issue of our incorrect staffing factor and its impact on our department's ability to respond effectively. Together, we're advocating for solutions to better serve our members and the community, ensuring safer streets and neighborhoods for all.#Local36#Firefighters#DCFirefighterSafety#iaff#dcfd